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Message ID: 10338
Date: 2018-02-01

Author:Helm, Linda

Subject:RE: The Boston Globe: CAPTA Reviewers

Hello, I would also recommend that you talk to the national and each state Citizen Review Panels. CRPs are a requirement of CAPTA and often monitor CAPTA compliance. The National Citizen Review Panels, with links to each state can be reached via this link http://www.cantasd.org/crp/ For Ohio you can contact Sarah Parameter, CEP Coordinator parmenter.10@osu.edu; Katie Maguire Jack maguirejack.1@osu.edu; Or myself Linda Helm helm.28@osu.edu Linda Linda Helm, M.S.W., Ph.D., LISW-S, ACSW University Partnership- Title IV-E Child Welfare Training Program Manager 325D Stillman Hall 1947 College Road Columbus, Ohio 43210-1162 Office: 614-688-3290 Cell: 937-901-1189 helm.28@osu.edu For UPP information: http://www.csw.ohio-state.edu/fieldeducation/titleivechildwelfaretraineeship/index.cfm -----Original Message----- From: bounce-122249698-26905662@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-122249698-26905662@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Edward Opton Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6:43 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: Re: The Boston Globe: CAPTA Reviewers I recommend you obtain information from sources other than child welfare agencies for jurisdictions that do respond as well as for those that don't. Official statistics often may be erroneous statistics, especially in child welfare. Edward Opton eopton@youthlaw.org On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 1:19 PM, Palmer, Emily wrote: > Hi, > > The Boston Globe is working on a story regarding the challenges of > state compliance with the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act > (CAPTA). This summer we sent a survey to every state's child welfare > agency (+DC). The survey included a comprehensive list of 78 > CAPTA-related questions separated into sections. > > The five areas of CAPTA we're looking at are: > 1) Implementation of Plans of safe care > 2) Implementation of differential response > 3) Both a written plan for when and how guardians ad litem interact > with children in the court system (are they there for the entire > length of the case or just sometimes, is anyone actually appointed at > all) as well as if this is happening in reality. Appointments and > training are also of interest to me. > 4) The collection and dissemination of child death data > 5) The existence of an administrative appeals process for those > accused of abuse and neglect if a central registry of abusers exists > in the state > > Many states have responded to the survey sent in August and some have not. > We now need to get answers to the survey for the states that have not > responded (which we will then hand to the unresponsive states for > review) and to check the answers in the surveys for the states who > have already responded. Multiple eyes will be on all of these surveys, > so the answers don't rely just on one person. > > We're looking for people who have general experience in a particular > state or specific experience in one of the provisions for a particular state(s). > > If you're interested in helping out, please email me at: > emily.palmer@globe.com, so I can send you a copy of the survey, as > well as the information we have pertaining to your area of expertise. > > Thanks so much. > > Emily Palmer > The Boston Globe > Spotlight Fellow > emily.palmer@globe.com > 919.601.7282 (cell) -- ------------------------------------------- Edward Opton (Pronouns: he / him / his) PsychDrugs Action National Center for Youth Law 405 14th Street, 15th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: (510) 899-6583 Fax: (510) 835-8099

Hello, I would also recommend that you talk to the national and each state Citizen Review Panels. CRPs are a requirement of CAPTA and often monitor CAPTA compliance. The National Citizen Review Panels, with links to each state can be reached via this link http://www.cantasd.org/crp/ For Ohio you can contact Sarah Parameter, CEP Coordinator parmenter.10osu.edu; Katie Maguire Jack maguirejack.1osu.edu; Or myself Linda Helm helm.28osu.edu Linda Linda Helm, M.S.W., Ph.D., LISW-S, ACSW University Partnership- Title IV-E Child Welfare Training Program Manager 325D Stillman Hall 1947 College Road Columbus, Ohio 43210-1162 Office: 614-688-3290 Cell: 937-901-1189 helm.28osu.edu For UPP information: http://www.csw.ohio-state.edu/fieldeducation/titleivechildwelfaretraineeship/index.cfm -----Original Message----- From: bounce-122249698-26905662list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-122249698-26905662list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Edward Opton Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6:43 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: Re: The Boston Globe: CAPTA Reviewers I recommend you obtain information from sources other than child welfare agencies for jurisdictions that do respond as well as for those that don't. Official statistics often may be erroneous statistics, especially in child welfare. Edward Opton eoptonyouthlaw.org On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 1:19 PM, Palmer, Emily wrote: > Hi, > > The Boston Globe is working on a story regarding the challenges of > state compliance with the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act > (CAPTA). This summer we sent a survey to every state's child welfare > agency (+DC). The survey included a comprehensive list of 78 > CAPTA-related questions separated into sections. > > The five areas of CAPTA we're looking at are: > 1) Implementation of Plans of safe care > 2) Implementation of differential response > 3) Both a written plan for when and how guardians ad litem interact > with children in the court system (are they there for the entire > length of the case or just sometimes, is anyone actually appointed at > all) as well as if this is happening in reality. Appointments and > training are also of interest to me. > 4) The collection and dissemination of child death data > 5) The existence of an administrative appeals process for those > accused of abuse and neglect if a central registry of abusers exists > in the state > > Many states have responded to the survey sent in August and some have not. > We now need to get answers to the survey for the states that have not > responded (which we will then hand to the unresponsive states for > review) and to check the answers in the surveys for the states who > have already responded. Multiple eyes will be on all of these surveys, > so the answers don't rely just on one person. > > We're looking for people who have general experience in a particular > state or specific experience in one of the provisions for a particular state(s). > > If you're interested in helping out, please email me at: > emily.palmerglobe.com, so I can send you a copy of the survey, as > well as the information we have pertaining to your area of expertise. > > Thanks so much. > > Emily Palmer > The Boston Globe > Spotlight Fellow > emily.palmerglobe.com > 919.601.7282 (cell) -- ------------------------------------------- Edward Opton (Pronouns: he / him / his) PsychDrugs Action National Center for Youth Law 405 14th Street, 15th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: (510) 899-6583 Fax: (510) 835-8099